Panel Webinars

The idea of these webinars is that we can support each other by sharing knowledge and experience as well as enhancing CPD opportunities for our members.

Please note that the views, information, or opinions expressed during the interviews and conference presentations are solely those of the individuals involved and do not necessarily represent those of NADP.

Members-Only Webinars in 2021

1. Working Effectively online with Autistic University Students

This webinar was held on Tuesday 30th March 2021. Please navigate to the members’ area to access the recording and transcript. If you would like to receive official CPD points and a certificate for watching the webinar, please complete the feedback form with a short reflection on your thoughts about the webinar.

2. 20th Anniversary of the Special Educational Needs and Disability Act (SENDA)

This webinar was held on Wednesday 15th September 2021. Please navigate to the members area of the website to access the recording and transcript.

The Special Educational Needs and Disability Act 2001 (SENDA) established legal rights for disabled students in pre- and post-16 education.The Act introduced the right for disabled students not to be discriminated against in education, training and any services provided wholly or mainly for students, and for those enrolled on courses provided by ‘responsible bodies’, including further and higher education institutions and sixth form colleges.

Additional Material

Mark Pimm is the Disability Service Manager at Birkbeck, University of London. Mark approached NADP with the proposal that we should organise a celebration for the 20th anniversary of SENDA. We thought this was a great idea and Mark has produced a fabulous podcast for you all to listen to in preparation for the webinar. Mark is blind and studied at university during the period of the introduction of SENDA. Follow the link for the podcast and the transcription:

Pat Keaveney is dyslexic and studied at school and university pre-SENDA and during its inception. Talking with Jo Wrigley, he describes his experiences at school and university during this important period of time. Follow the link for the podcast and the transcription:

Lord David Blunkett is currently a Member of the House of Lords but, as Education Secretary, he provided large scale investment in universities including supporting their initiatives to increase disability support and establishing the Disability Rights Commission. Lord Blunkett has recorded a video as a welcome to the webinar.

3. Working with Intersectionality

Currently in planning stage with the aim of delivery in January 2022

Please contact if you are interested in contributing to the webinar or have any suggestions.